Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Alseodaphne petiolaris Hook.f.

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Alseodaphne Species: Alseodaphne petiolaris Hook.f.






Synonym Nothaphoebe petiolaris Meisn. Flower Color Greenish
Common Name - Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 600-900 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit oblong-ovoid, ca. 2.8 × 1.3 cm, apex rounded, fleshy; fruit stalk robust, ca. 5 mm, up to 4 mm on dilated top
Habitat Occurs in dry sparse forests, evergreen broad-leaved forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Myanmar Bark Details Bark ashy grey surface smooth to fissured or cracking
Distribution in manipur Eastern, Jiribam, Northern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Trees, up to 20 m tall, ca. 10 cm d.b.h. branchlets brownish, robust, subverticillate, slightly angled, scattered with suborbicular corky lenticels, glabrous except young part, terminal buds ovoid; bud scales compact, densely brown puberulent Leaf Details Leaf blade brown on both surfaces but green-white abaxially when young, opaque abaxially, shiny adaxially, large, obovate-oblong or oblong, 14-26 × 6-15 cm, thickly leathery, midrib elevated abaxially, impressed adaxially, lateral veins ca. 11 pairs, very conspicuous abaxially, slightly elevated adaxially, oblique, arcuately connected at ends, transverse veins and veinlets reticulate, conspicuously elevated on both surfaces, base cuneate or subrounded and always unequal on sides, apex rounded or obtuse, abruptly shortly acuminate or emarginate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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